Serenity is a Rust library for the Discord API.
View the examples on how to make and structure a bot.
Serenity supports bot user authentication via the use of
Once logged in, you may add handlers to your client to dispatch
Client::on_message. This will cause your handler to be called
Event::MessageCreate is received. Each handler is given a
Context, giving information about the event. See the
client's module-level documentation.
Cache is also provided for you. This will be updated automatically for
you as data is received from the Discord API via events. When calling a
method on a
Context, the cache will first be searched for relevant data
to avoid unnecessary HTTP requests to the Discord API. For more information,
see the cache's module-level documentation.
Note that, although this documentation will try to be as up-to-date and accurate as possible, Discord hosts official documentation. If you need to be sure that some information piece is sanctioned by Discord, refer to their own documentation.
Full examples, detailing and explaining usage of the basic functionality of the
library, can be found in the
Add the following to your
[dependencies] serenity = "0.8"
A set of builders used to make using methods on certain structs simpler to use.
A cache of events received over a
The Client contains information about a single bot's token, as well
as event handlers. Dispatching events to configured handlers and starting
the shards' connections are handled directly via the client. In addition,
A set of constants used by the library.
The framework is a customizable method of separating commands.
The gateway module contains the pieces - primarily the
The HTTP module which provides functions for performing requests to endpoints in Discord's API.
Mappings of objects received from the API, with optional helper methods for ease of use.
A set of exports which can be helpful to use.
A set of utilities to help with common use cases that are not required to fully use the library.
A module for connecting to voice channels.
A common error enum returned by most of the library's functionality within a
The common result type between most library functions.